General Fair Information

Here you will find details about purchasing tickets, admission, pricing, discounts, hours, parking and more. Also visit the Fair Guide and News for links to Fair stories.


Applications are online for 2015 Fair Vendors and Fair Concessions

Vendors, want a commercial booth at the Fair? Here's our application, general conditions and booth map. Simply print. Then fax, mail or deliver completed application.

Concessionaires use this handy Concession Space Application for the Fair. It contains general info and guidelines.

5 Best Days of Summer... Merced County Fair June 10-14, 2015

Mark your calendars for the 124th Merced County Fair. See you there!

View the Fair's 2014 TV Ads on YouTube

Enjoy our 15-second commercials on YouTube, courtesy of GoMedia ... Link #1 and Link #2

FREE Concert Series

Each night an entertainment act will appear at 8:30 p.m. in the Outdoor Theatre, where all concerts are FREE with the price of admission to the fair. View details at concerts & attractions.

Grandstand Entertainment

View grandstand lineup at concerts & attractions.

Fair Hours

Wednesday through Friday, June 10-12, 5:00 p.m. to 12:30 a.m.
Saturday, June 13, Fair Opens at 3:00 p.m. to 12:30 a.m.
Sunday, June 14, Fair Opens at 3:00 p.m. to 12:30 a.m.


• Parking is $5 per vehicle.

• "Preferred Parking" – These parking permits will offer exclusive "in and out" parking privileges in the fairgrounds' livestock parking lot beginning Monday prior to the Fair. For more information, call the fair office at (209) 722-1507.

Part of G Street Closed to Traffic During the Fair

To keep pedestrians safe when walking to or from the Merced County Fair, the portion of G Street between Childs Avenue and West 11th Street will be closed to through traffic during the fair.

Schedule of All Daily Fairtime Events

View our schedule of all the shows, entertainers, bands, grounds performers, children's attractions, and events. It shows who is doing what and when including time and location. (Our Schedule of Fairtime Events will be posted closer to fair time.)

Visit Concerts & Attractions

Visit our Concerts & Attractions page for FREE Concert Series and also for the Grandstand Entertainment.

Special Offers and Special Days:

Wednesday, June 10: Mercy Medical Center Seniors Day

FREE admission Seniors 65 and better on opening day!

Thursday, June 11: Kids' Day

FREE admission for all children 12 years and younger!

Enter the special "Day of" Cooking Contests and you get FREE admission to the Fair...

Check back closer to fair time for details. No advance entry forms, simply enter that day and get free admission with your entry!


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